MayaTech Sr. Public Health Scientist, Dr. Deborah Parham Hopson, featured in a new PBS documentary on the U.S. Public Health Service (USPHS) Commissioned Corps
MayaTech Sr. Public Health Scientist, Dr. Deborah Parham Hopson, RN, FAAN, is featured in a new PBS documentary on the U.S. Public Health Service (USPHS) Commissioned Corps entitled “Invisible Corps: In Officio Salutis (In Service of Health). Dr. Parham Hopson began her career as a registered nurse and has an extensive background in public health, including as Rear Admiral (Retired) and Assistant Surgeon General for the U.S. Public Health Service and Associate Administrator of the HRSA HIV/AIDS Bureau.
Upon its initial May 25 airing on New Mexico PBS, the film will now be available for streaming for a three-year period through the Invisible Corps website. This one-hour PBS documentary covers the history and evolution of the Public Health Service and the USPHS Commissioned Corps. It explores the politicization of public health and the potential for change that will affect the nations’ health for years to come.
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